Category Archives: Rationalization Hamster

To everything a season.

Commenter constrainedlocus observes: I’m still digesting all of this, but I think one question that I have is what are men really thinking in these commensurate age groups? Even if these 30-45 year old women are in panic mode (I … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Kate Bolick, Nevermarried, New York Times, Rationalization Hamster, Status of marriage, The Atlantic, Ugly Feminists | 129 Comments

She’s in love with a bad boy.

Secular historian Callum Brown investigated British Christian literature and found that around 1700 a new narrative appeared, where women were “the angel of the house”.   As he explained in The Death of Christian Britain …women’s spiritual destiny was virtually never portrayed … Continue reading

Posted in Callum Brown, Christian Films, Kendrick Brothers, Movies, Rationalization Hamster, The Death of Christian Britain, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 105 Comments

Do it for the validation.

From the ironically titled site For your marriage, comes a pitch to use the annulment process to validate your decision to divorce even if you don’t plan on remarrying: I do not plan to re-marry. Why should I present a … Continue reading

Posted in Annulments, Book of Oprah, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Rationalization Hamster, selling divorce, Turning a blind eye | 71 Comments

Someday we’ll laugh!

Commenter Ofelas pointed out the absurdity of the main character in Cat Person imagining how much a future boyfriend would enjoy hearing about her having sex with other men: …she imagined that somewhere, out there in the universe, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Person, Choice Addiction, Cracks in the narrative, Diary of Why, Finding a Spouse, Judging the performance, Rationalization Hamster, Serial Monogamy, Solipsism, Status of marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 299 Comments

Her first time was special.

The author of Cat Person wants the reader to know the main character is a good girl, unlike the sluts who didn’t follow the college boyfriend script. When her hookup partner asks her if she has ever had sex before, … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Person, New Morality, Rationalization Hamster, Romantic Love | 212 Comments